Hyogo Relays

Kobe JPN

Men  (6 runnings)
5000m
       ....   
23 Apr 2005   14:06.86  Yuya Yoshikawa (JPN)
       ....   
20 Apr 2003   14:11.44  Koji Watanabe (JPN)
28 Apr 2002   14:15.33  Nobuhiko Chiba (JPN)
22 Apr 2001   14:13.74  Masatoshi Oike (JPN)
       ....   
25 Apr 1999   14:14.29  Shinichi Watanabe (JPN)
       ....   
02 May 1982   14:15.1   Hans-Jurgen Orthman (GER)
Men  (62 runnings)
10000m
21 Apr 2013   27:40.44  Patrick Mutunga Mwikya (KEN)
22 Apr 2012   27:35.16  Martin Irungu Mathathi-6
24 Apr 2011   27:23.85  Martin Irungu Mathathi-5
25 Apr 2010   27:15.73  John Thuo Kimondo (KEN)
26 Apr 2009   27:38.67  Josphat Muchiri Ndambiri-2
27 Apr 2008   27:15.82  Josphat Muchiri Ndambiri (KEN)
22 Apr 2007   27:09.90  Martin Irungu Mathathi-4
23 Apr 2006   27:10.51  Martin Irungu Mathathi-3
24 Apr 2005   27:08.42  Martin Irungu Mathathi-2
25 Apr 2004   27:22.46  Martin Irungu Mathathi (KEN)
20 Apr 2003   27:48.22  Julius Maina (KEN)
28 Apr 2002   27:36.68  Zakayo Ngatho-2
22 Apr 2001   28:01.11  Zakayo Ngatho (KEN)
23 Apr 2000   27:18.95  Simon Maina (KEN)
25 Apr 1999   27:17.94  Julius Gitahi-3
26 Apr 1998   27:11.17  Julius Gitahi-2
20 Apr 1997   27:44.49  Julius Gitahi (KEN)
21 Apr 1996   27:55.86  Yasuyuki Watanabe-2
23 Apr 1995   28:03.37  Yasuyuki Watanabe (JPN)
24 Apr 1994   27:59.72  Toshinari Takaoka (JPN)
25 Apr 1993   27:59.28  Nozomi Saho (JPN)
03 May 1992   27:55.34  Thomas Osano-2
29 Apr 1991   28:02.93  Katsumi Ikeda (JPN)
29 Apr 1990   28:02.28  Thomas Osano (KEN)
30 Apr 1989   28:25.76  Moses Tanui-2
01 May 1988   28:07.62  Moses Tanui (KEN)
27 Apr 1987   28:05.16  Hisatoshi Shintaku-2
29 Apr 1986   28:15.13  Juma Ikangaa (TAN)
29 Apr 1985   28:16.08  Yutaka Kanai-2
30 Apr 1984   28:12.34  Hisatoshi Shintaku (JPN)
03 May 1983   28:47.8   Yutaka Kanai (JPN)
02 May 1982   28:45.1   Hideki Kita-3
03 May 1981   28:45.4   Tatsuya Moriguchi (JPN)
03 May 1980   28:42.0   Hideki Kita-2
03 May 1979   28:40.2   Kunimitsu Ito (JPN)
07 May 1978   28:52.2   Toshiaki Kamata-2
29 Apr 1977   28:36.2   Hideki Kita (JPN)
29 Apr 1976   28:36.8   Erastus Kemei (KEN)
29 Apr 1975   29:19.4   Greg Fredericks (PA/USA)
       ....   
29 Apr 1973   29:46.6   Ichio Sato (JPN)
29 Apr 1972   28:48.8   Kipchoge Keino (KEN)
29 Apr 1971   29:26.0   Toshiaki Kamata (JPN)
29 Apr 1970   29:10.6   Tsugumichi Suzuki (JPN)
29 Apr 1969   28:55.6   Akio Usami (JPN)
29 Apr 1968   29:36.4   Seiichi Inagaki (JPN)  

Note: The inaugural year for the Hyogo Relays was 1952. It is believed the men's 10,000m has been held each year.

Women  (11 runnings)
3000m
26 Apr 2009    9:10.70  Mika Yoshikawa (JPN)
27 Apr 2008    9:15.48  Akane Taira (JPN)
       ....   
23 Apr 2005    9:06.92  Chikako Suzuki (JPN)
       ....   
28 Apr 2002    9:34.21  Kei Terada (JPN)
22 Apr 2001    9:22.70  Yoko Manabe (JPN)
23 Apr 2000    9:29.37  Haruko Okamoto (JPN)
25 Apr 1999    9:20.29  Rina Fujioka (JPN)
       ....   
24 Apr 1994    9:02.22  Junko Kataoka (JPN)
       ....   
29 Apr 1991    9:09.76  Midori Shimizu (JPN)
29 Apr 1990    9:23.27  Yumi Osaki (JPN)
30 Apr 1989    9:31.81  Hiroko Watanabe (JPN)
Women  (10 runnings)
5000m
20 Apr 2013   16:06.43  Kasumi Nishihara (JPN)
21 Apr 2012   15:59.31  Sayuri Sendo (JPN)
23 Apr 2011   16:01.81  Hiroko Shoi (JPN)
24 Apr 2010   15:54.48  Miho Notagashira (JPN)
       ....   
27 Apr 2008   16:10.61  Mariko Yamaguchi (JPN)
21 Apr 2007   15:57.56  Mari Ozaki (JPN)
22 Apr 2006   15:48.31  Megumi Seike (JPN)
23 Apr 2005   15:54.13  Yurika Nakamura (JPN)
       ....   
21 Apr 1996   15:32.86  Mariko Hara (JPN)
       ....   
24 Apr 1994   15:48.17  Yuko Kubota (JPN)
       ....   
03 May 1981   15:53.2   Akemi Masuda (JPN))
Women  (31 runnings)
10000m
21 Apr 2013   32:00.02  Sally Chepyego Kaptich-2
22 Apr 2012   31:28.26  Hitomi Niiya (JPN)
24 Apr 2011   31:38.70  Sally Chepyego Kaptich (KEN)
25 Apr 2010   31:29.03  Kayoko Fukushi-2
26 Apr 2009   32:03.76  Filomena Cheyech (KEN)
27 Apr 2008   31:19.73  Fyles Ongori (KEN)
22 Apr 2007   31:33.20  Lucy Wangui-3
23 Apr 2006   31:39.57  Lucy Wangui-2
24 Apr 2005   31:22.37  Lucy Wangui (KEN)
25 Apr 2004   31:04.34  Jane Wanjiku (KEN)
20 Apr 2003   32:26.60  Yoshiko Ichikawa (JPN)
28 Apr 2002   31:55.59  Kayoko Fukushi (JPN)
22 Apr 2001   31:41:32  Takako Kotorida (JPN)
23 Apr 2000   31:47.28  Yuko Kawakami-2
25 Apr 1999   31:43.01  Yuko Kawakami (JPN)
26 Apr 1998   32:07.47  Zhao-xia Deng (CHN)
20 Apr 1997   31:49.44  Masako Chiba-2
21 Apr 1996   31:28.15  Masako Chiba (JPN)
23 Apr 1995   32:46.56  Yasuko Kimura (JPN)
24 Apr 1994   32:31.02  Mariko Hara (JPN)
25 Apr 1993   32:10.56  Kazumi Kanbayashi (JPN)
03 May 1992   31:40.38  Izumi Maki (JPN)
29 Apr 1991   32:08.74  Derartu Tulu (ETH)
29 Apr 1990   33:12.73  Susan Sirma (KEN)
30 Apr 1989   32:52.80  Justina Chepchirchir (KEN)
01 May 1988   32:57.89  Akemi Masuno (JPN)
27 Apr 1987   33:30.64  You-feng Zhao (CHN)
29 Apr 1986   33:27.45  Mami Fukao (JPN)
29 Apr 1985   34:18.13  Hellen Kimaiyo (KEN)
30 Apr 1984   32:50.25  Esther Kiplagat (KEN)
03 May 1983   33:02.9   Nanae Sasaki (JPN)
02 May 1982   32:48.1   Akemi Masuda (JPN)

Most Wins

Men (1968/date)

6

Martin Irungu (KEN) 2004-07,2011-12

Women (1982-date)

3

Lucy Wangui (KEN) 2005-07


Prize Money (ADR qualified runners)
Prize money has not been awarded at this meeting according to available information.

Race Time Bias (sec/km)

Year     Men   Women
2013    -1.1    -1.0
2012    +0.2    -0.3
2011    -0.2    -0.5
2010    +1.7    +0.7
2009    -0.8    -1.4
2008    -0.2    -2.7
2007    -0.9    -1.5
2006    -0.0    -0.1
2005    -1.3    -3.2
2004    -0.5    -0.7
2003    +0.6    +0.7
2002    +1.1    +1.1
2001    -0.2    -2.8
2000    -1.1    -1.3
1999    +0.2    -2.1
1998    +1.2    +0.4
1997    +1.0    +1.2
1996    -0.9    +0.2
1995    +1.5     n/c
1994    -0.4    +2.0
1993    +1.0    -1.6
1992    -1.1    -1.5
1991    -0.7    +0.5
1990    +0.2    +7.7
1989    +1.1    -0.6
....    
1987    +0.5     n/c
....    
1985    -0.1     n/c
....    
1980    +4.0     n/c
Avgs    +0.3    -0.1

Note: values are for 10,000m "Grand Prix race" only

Competitive Level (1990-date)

Year     Men   Women
2013     769     625
2012     725     731
2011     842     701
2010     790     710
2009     802     730
2008     759     872
2007     847     760
2006     784     848
2005     792     853
2004     808     826
2003     770     755
2002     743     871
2001     761     838
2000     728     814
1999     706     887
1998     686     861
1997     628     694
1996     542     n/c
Note: values are for 10,000m "Grand 
Prix race" only
 

Quality Performances

Women- 3000m
<9:10        3
<9:20       13
<9:30       23

Men- 5000m
<14:00       2
Women- 5000m
<15:40       3
<16:00      30
<16:20      86
Men- 10,000m
<27:20      13
<27:40      30
<28:00      84
<28:20     195
<28:40     376
<29:00     640
<29:20     811

Women- 10,000m
<31:30
      12
<32:00      65
<32:30     164
<33:00     271
<33:30     380
<34:00     447
<34:30
     490

Note: There are numerous races at 5000m and 10,000m at these relays.  Only the winning times for the fastest heats are shown.  Quality performances includes all reported races.

Last Updated on 22 Apr 2013

Contributors: Shigenobu Ota (50), Brett Larner (15)